Ivy Tech Community College’s Bloomington campus welcomes President of the Bloomington Economic Development Corporation, Lynn H. Coyne, to its Regional Board of Trustees. The Ivy Tech State Board of Trustees passed a resolution appointing Coyne to the regional board, effective December 4, 2014.

“As a well-known and respected local leader, Lynn is a valuable addition to the board,” said Chancellor Vaughan. “He has been a longtime supporter and advocate of the college, and understands Ivy Tech’s mission and the vital role it plays in the communities we serve. We look forward to the expertise he will bring.”

Now President of BEDC, Coyne, has a history of involvement in economic development and building community that includes his former work as Assistant Vice President for Real Estate and Associate Counsel at Indiana University, Adjunct Instructor at IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs, an attorney, and past Chairman of the Bloomington Economic Development Corporation Board. He has numerous community and professional affiliations, including IU Health Bloomington Hospital Board, IU Health Southern Indiana Physicians, Region 8 Workforce Board, Indiana Small Business Development Center Advisory Board, and Honorary Cabinet member of Ivy Tech-Bloomington’s “Here We Grow Again!” capital campaign, among others.

“I am pleased to have been appointed to the Ivy Tech-Bloomington Regional Board of Trustees,” said Coyne, President of BEDC. “Looking forward, I’ll be glad to work with Chairwoman Connie Ferguson, Chancellor Jennie Vaughan, and others on the regional board to advance the mission of the college and to continue to ensure support of our local economy.”

About Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering associate degrees, long- and short-term certificate programs, industry certifications, and training that aligns with the needs of the community. The College provides a seamless transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor's degree.